Live in France...if only for 10 days! How about an Art Adventure Abroad? Perigord Retrreats is hosting us in July in the Dordogne region of France while lavender
is blooming! Check the tab above for description, photos and rates. There is a special rate to fill the final bedroom at our villa!
Great news for my Ghost Ranch workshops--now there are 2 each year! Each runs Sunday-Saturday. My 13th Ghost Ranch Workshop/Retreat for Multi-Medias will be 2-8 June. We do
something different every day--textiles, printing, etc. Make plans now to join us...all reserved rooms were released 2 May but in June I can most likely add you even after this date!
My 14th Ghost Ranch Art Workshop/ Retreat is my UN-traditional watermedia workshop 29 Sept-5 Oct as the leaves turn golden and the air is brisk. We always have new things to try! (This
one fills up early--7 open spots)
Both of my entries to the Southwest Artists, Inc Mena Small Works International were accepted. The show runs 30 April-4 June at
the Mena Gallery.
"Patchwork Pumpkin" makes its first appearance in a show for the 53rd Annual Regional Juried
Exhbition with the Richardson Civic Art Society. The show runs the month of May at the Eisemann Performance Center. 80 pieces were selected.
FORT WORTH, TX
The Botanical Art Collective of North Central Texas is presenting their 2nd Annual Art in Bloom Exhibition at the Botanical
Research Institute of Texas Building, 1700 University. The Gallery will hold 32 works from 10 May-20 June. The reception is Friday, 10 May from 5:30-7:30. My "Lined Hibiscus" is included! Take
a look at this you tube video of the show:
The Trinity Art Guild selected 2 of my works, "Night Blooms of Nairobi, Kenya" and "Doodle Doo" to be included in ther 2019
Open Show running 11 May-22 June.
is where I am scheduled!
7 June-14 Sept the Annual Merging Visions Exhbition will be availble for viewing at the
Meadows Gallery in the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in Denton. This is a collaboration of the Visual Arts Society of Texas with the Denton Poet's Society.
At the MCL Grand on old Main St the Visual Arts of Lewisville is showing their Small Works Show.
Come see (and buy) something for that small place that needs filling at your place! The show runs 8 June-13 July.
The Texas Visual Arts Association has a gallery in the Plaza of the Americas at 600 N. Pearl St downtown. Combe by and see my
"Shaded Hostas" during their Membership Show 1-26 June. Or, better yet, visit with me when I gallery sit on 11 June, 10-4.
GRAND PRAIRIE, TX
My "Tangled Tulips" watercolor image has been chosen for a signal box cover. It will be my
second box in the city. Stayed tuned to find out location!
Some of my 2019 news!
A new year begins....
The Visual Arts Society of Texas in Denton voted "Spirit of Chichen Itza, Mexico", a watercolor, as first place for Art of the Month.
At the February meeting of Society of Watercolor Artists in Fort Worth my "Spirit of Chichen Itza, Mexico" won 2nd place for Art of the Month.
In Lewisville the MCL Grand Hosted "American the Beautiful" Juried Exhibition in January. One of my 3 pieces accepted, "Ghosts in the Snow, Ghost Ranch," a
photograph, won Honorable Mention. (I awlays wanted to see the Ranch in the wintertime and it did not disappoint with snow flurries after I arrived on the property.
During the month of March the north hallway at the Lewisville MCL Grand hosted the winning monthly art pieces from 2018. My photograph, "Morning Ride, Magilligan Point,
Northern Ireland" was included.
I love to share! I have
done demo painting/ workshops for several North Texas art associations: Lewisville, Fort Worth, McKinney, Gainesville, Decatur, Sherman, Paris, Mid-Cities, Johnson County in Cleburn, Grand Prairie
and Weatherford. Further away, I've had workshops at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu and Santa Fe, NM; Branson, MO; Sedona, AZ and Topeka, KS.
Contact me if you need a
speaker, workshop/demo artist or juror!
I am Past President of Society of Watercolor Artists in Fort Worth, TX and this
year serving as secretary. Check out this terrific watercolor association at